MIAMI – May 23, 2016 – Cassel Salpeter & Co., a middle-market investment banking firm providing financial advisory services, has added Ira Z. Leiderman as Managing Director. Leiderman is noted as a highly experienced healthcare investment banker and executive.
Cassel Salpeter’s advisory services include: mergers and acquisitions; equity and debt capital raises; fairness and solvency opinions; valuations; and restructurings, such as 363 sales and plans of reorganization. At the firm, Leiderman will utilize his extensive expertise and relationships within the healthcare and life sciences investment banking and U.S. capital markets to further clients’ goals.
“Ira is a skilled healthcare investment banker with a wealth of experience and insight that will bring significant value to our clients and our firm’s growing healthcare practice,” said James Cassel, chairman and co-founder of Cassel Salpeter. “Cassel Salpeter will continue to expand in response to the increased demand for our healthcare industry expertise.”
Prior to joining Cassel Salpeter, Leiderman was the founder and managing partner of Long Trail Advisors, a life sciences advisory firm and mergers and acquisitions boutique. Ira also served as the co-head of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co.’s Healthcare Group, headed the Healthcare Group at Punk Ziegel, and served on the firm’s management committee. He also served as a member of The Palladin Group, an investment-management firm where he oversaw investment transactions in public and private life sciences companies. He joined Palladin after leading the healthcare practice at Gerard Klauer Mattison (now part of BMO).
Throughout his career, Leiderman has successfully led numerous transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private placements, public offerings, follow-on financings, and valuations. He has conducted strategic advisory work for companies in the healthcare and life sciences sectors. His experience also includes providing guidance on investments in healthcare and life sciences companies in the United States, Europe, and Israel.
About Cassel Salpeter & Co.
Cassel Salpeter & Co., LLC is an independent investment banking firm that provides advice to middle market and emerging growth companies in the U.S. and worldwide. Together, the firm’s professionals have experience providing private and public companies with a broad spectrum of investment banking and financial advisory services, including: mergers and acquisitions; equity and debt capital raises; fairness and solvency opinions; valuations; and restructurings, such as 363 sales and plans of reorganization. Co-founded by James Cassel and Scott Salpeter, the firm provides objective, unbiased, results-focused services that clients need to achieve their goals. Personally involved at every stage of all engagements, the firm’s senior partners have forged relationships and completed hundreds of transactions and assignments nationwide. The firm’s headquarters are in Miami. Member FINRA and SIPC. More information is available at www.CasselSalpeter.com.